A Nigerian court has ordered Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) and Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) pay 82 billion naira ($199.5 million) in compensation for an oil spill.
Shareholders in MSGBC Basin-focused FAR have rejected the company’s remuneration report, although backing various corporate measures.
Congo Kinshasa has cancelled two permits held by billionaire Dan Gertler’s Oil of DRCongo.
Predator Oil & Gas Holdings has spudded the MOU-1 well, in Morocco.
An Eni delegation visited Ghana this week to hold talks on expanding its Sankofa hub, although with no comments on unitisation with the Afina find.
Gabon will conclude its licensing roadshow in France or Switzerland on June 28, following an event in Texas on June 23.
Vaalco Energy has signed a contract with Borr Drilling for a jack-up for work on the Etame Marin block.
FAR has booked a Stena Drilling rig for an exploration well in The Gambia at the end of the year.
Italy’s Ministry of Justice has launched an administrative investigation of the trial of Eni over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
Sonangol has launched a sales process for eight blocks in line with its exploration and production strategy.
Total E&P Uganda has signed conditional letters of award for surface facilities and drilling packages under its Tilenga project, in western Uganda.
Sound Energy is buying out partner Schlumberger from its position in shared eastern Moroccan acreage.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa has signed a joint operating agreement (JOA) with Namcor.
TotalEnergies has chosen McDermott and Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corp. to carry out work Uganda’s Tilenga project.
Trident Energy will begin drilling in Equatorial Guinea’s Block G on June 22, following the arrival of the Sapphire Driller rig.
Lekoil has sacked its CEO Olalekan Akinyanmi with immediate effect, the company has said.
Sasol has signed agreements to supply gas and LPG, allowing work to begin on the up-, mid- and downstream to begin in Mozambique.
Canada’s Reconnaissance Energy Africa has found further evidence of a working petroleum system in the Kavango Basin, in the first section of its second well.
Savannah Energy is in talks to buy ExxonMobil’s entire up- and midstream portfolio in Chad and Cameroon.
Tullow Oil’s non-executive chair Dorothy Thompson will step down from the board, triggering a search for a replacement.
The joint venture working at Abu Sennan has started production from a well only two months after the discovery, United Oil & Gas has said.
Reconnaissance Energy Africa continues to come under fire from various sources, including short sellers, but it has received public affirmation for its plans from local government in Namibia.
Valaris has won a one-well contract from TotalEnergies for work in Cote d’Ivoire, as operations begin to resume in the West African state.
Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has completed the distribution of marginal fields to indigenous companies.
BP is considering the transfer of its assets in Algeria to Eni, according to a report from Reuters.